1poundasparagustips cut only (or how you like it to preference)
2tablespoonsfresh minced garlic
2- 3tablespoonsfresh lemon juicedepending on taste
3/4cupgrated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
lemon wedges for garnishoptional
Cook the orzo in a large pot according to package directions. Add the asparagus the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain.
In a medium skillet over medium heat add the butter. Next add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add lemon juice, and parmesan cheese. Add the orzo and asparagus and toss. Salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.